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Smart products become smarter when they work together

The AllJoyn Certified program includes conformance testing and provides robust, real world interoperability testing to help OEMs ensure that products work well together. The AllSeen Alliance is setting the scene for interoperability and helping create amazing experiences for the Internet of Things.  Simply look for the AllJoyn Certified logo on these products, and start enjoying worry-free connectivity today.

Benefits of Certification

Build smart

products that can discover, communicate, connect and interact with other AllJoyn Certified products.

Boost brand

and customer trust with the AllJoyn Certified mark indicating interoperability.

Automated tools

and 3rd-party labs simulate real world conditions and enable quick product releases for OEMs.

Join

a growing network of companies and certified products

Products that pass the certification earn the right to wear the AllJoyn Certified mark, are registered in the AllJoyn Certified Products database, and benefit from the patent pledge as stated in the IP Policy.

 

How to Get Certified

1. Prepare

Learn about the certification requirements and technical instructions and perform pre-certification testing on your product.

2. Apply

Complete your application and contact an authorized laboratory to schedule third-party testing.

3. Test

Have your product tested by an authorized laboratory.

4. Certify

When your product passes testing, the Certification Authority issues a Certificate of Conformity making your product AllJoyn Certified.

5. Promote

Include the AllJoyn Certified mark on your product and marketing materials.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

AllJoyn Certified is a certification program that tests a products conformity to the AllJoyn specification and its interoperability with other AllJoyn products ensuring that all AllJoyn Certified products work together.

Products (hardware, software, and services) that implement the AllJoyn software framework.

Through testing against golden units or certified products at authorized labs.

Yes. Certification validates that products wearing the AllJoyn Certified mark have successfully passed conformance and interoperability tests at an authorized test laboratory.

Conformance testing verifies the compliance of the AllJoyn enabled product with respect to required AllJoyn features and service framework interface definitions. Interoperability testing verifies the behavior of the AllJoyn enabled product in an effort to ensure it will interoperate with other certified products.

No. A product must follow the AllJoyn Certified program, including conformance testing and interoperability testing at an authorized laboratory. Only after the Certification Authority has issued a Certificate of Conformity, you have earned the right to use AllJoyn Certified mark on the certified product(s).

No. You cannot use any AllSeen Alliance or AllJoyn logos/marks/trademarks to promote products that have not gone through the “AllJoyn Certified” program.

Yes. However, the products cannot wear any AllSeen Alliance or AllJoyn logos or marks. Only products that have successfully passed the “AllJoyn Certified” program earn the right to use the certified mark. Products that have not passed the “AllJoyn Certified” program also do not benefit from the AllSeen Alliance patent pledge.
Only products that have successfully passed the “AllJoyn Certified” program benefit from the AllSeen Alliance patent pledge. More details can be found here.

Membership is not required to get your product certified. 

You should get your product certified so that: 1) Your customers will know that your product is part of the worlds largest IoT ecosystem meaning it can discover, communicate, connect and interact with millions of other AllJoyn Certified devices. 2) You gain the benefits of IP protection that come with being AllJoyn Certified. More details can be found here.

A third-party lab tests your product to ensure that it meets the conformance and interoperability requirements of the AllJoyn Certified program. The actual certification is granted by the AllSeen Alliance’s Certification Authority.

There is one AllJoyn Certified program and only one certification. That makes it easy for you and your consumers. You can find full details of the program on the Certification Administration Web Tool.

The cost depends on what is required to certify the product. For example, when the product is merely a rebranding of an earlier certified product, only a small listing fee is required. See certification pricing for details.

When a product successfully passes and secures AllJoyn Certified certification, it is registered in the AllJoyn Certified Products Database and earns the right to wear the AllJoyn Certified mark. This means that consumers can easily identify products, applications and services that they know will work together consistently and reliably. The full AllJoyn Certified Brand Guidelines can be viewed on the Brand Guidelines page.

Products undergo a 4-step process (Prepare, Apply, Test, Certify) and when they pass, they are granted “AllJoyn Certified” status, along with all of the benefits of being designated “AllJoyn Certified”. Please refer to the Certification Administration Web Tool for more details.

A testing tool is available to self-test your product before it is sent to the labs for the official certification testing. However, self-certification is not an option under the “AllJoyn Certified” program.

No. The authorized test lab you used for testing will send your results to the AllSeen Alliance’s Certification Authority. The AllSeen Alliance’s Certification Authority grants the AllJoyn Certified status for products that have successfully met the criteria of the program and issues the Certificate of Conformity. For more information, see the Program Management Document available on the Certification Administration Web Tool.

The short answer is: Any change to a product that affects AllJoyn functionality requires new certification. Full details are provided in the Program Management Document available on the Certification Administration Web Tool.

A test lab is available in Europe now. US Test Lab and Asia Pacific Lab will be available towards the end of the year.

The short answer is for as long as the product does not change in ways that would compromise the “AllJoyn Certified” mark in terms of conformity, interoperability and security. Full details are provided in the Program Management Document available on the Certification Administration Web Tool.

Yes. A list of publicly announced, “AllJoyn Certified” products, can be viewed on the Certified Products Directory as well as at the “AllJoyn Certified” program’s Certification Administration Web Tool.

Yes, you can. Please refer to the Program Management Document for details. It is available as an attachment on the Certification Guide.
The AllJoyn Certified program replaces the Designed for AllSeen self-validation program which has now been retired.
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